Bert Thorp

1885–1946 (Age 60)
Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan Territory, United States

The Life of Bert

When Bert Thorp was born on 26 July 1885, in Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan Territory, United States, his father, Giles Dalton THORP, was 38 and his mother, Harriet Mosher, was 31. He married Ethel Adaline Young on 24 December 1910, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1935. He died on 5 July 1946, in Sebewa Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bert Thorp
1885–1946
Ethel Adaline Young
1888–1975
Marriage: 24 December 1910
Kenneth Carlton Thorp
1913–1996
Marshall Ivan Thorp
1916–1994

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1910
Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Giles Dalton THORP

    Male1847–1917Male

  • Harriet Mosher

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(6)

  • Freeman Thorp

    Male1873–1933Male

  • Giles Dalton Thorp

    Male1875–1940Male

  • George W Thorp

    Male1877–Male

  • William A. Thorp

    Male1881–Male

  • Male1885–1946Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Berton Thorp in household of Giles D Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bert Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bert Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"

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